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Lessertia perennans (Jacq.) DC.
Information on the genus : Lessertia
Basionym : Colutea perennans Jacq.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lessertia perennans (Jacq.) DC. var. perennans
 Colutea perennans Jacq.
Taxon infra-specific
Lessertia perennans (Jacq.) DC. var. perennans
Lessertia perennans var. polystachya (Harv.) L. Bolus
Lessertia perennans var. sericea L. Bolus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb or subshrub to 1,3 m tall from a woody taproot; stems simple or branched from the base, erect or divaricate, herbaceous and pithy above, striate, yellowish-brown, thinly silky-villous with scattered white hairs;
Ecology : Submontane grassland; river banks; 1620-1800 m alt.
  Lesotho, S. Africa.
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